Commercial fishermen create new peak body to fight fisheries reform in New South Wales

nsw fisheries reforms“It’s a group of fisherman, associations, pretty much anyone that draws their income out of the fishing industry. For a long time, there has been a need for the industry to have a voice,”  Paul Sullivan said. “All the commercial fishermen, their backs are up against the wall. “We could lose our jobs, we could lose our houses. The pressure that we’ve had over the last 12 months is insane. “We were 4,000 fishermen strong. “We’re down to 1,100 now and this latest reform that the government wants to put through, they want to take another 500 out of the industry, which will just be devastating to the industry and infrastructure around the industry.” Read the rest here 07:30

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